Megyn Kelly Officially Leaves NBC, Reportedly With a Rest of Her $69 Million Contract

Megyn Kelly‘s relationship with NBC is over. 

In a matter to ET on Friday, a network reliable that Kelly is strictly out, scarcely 3 months after Megyn Kelly Today was canceled following a host’s controversial blackface comments.

“The parties have resolved their differences, and Megyn Kelly is no longer an worker of NBC,” a matter read. According to multiple reports, Kelly is withdrawal a network with a residue of her $69 million contract. 

Megyn Kelly Today kicked off in mid-2017, nonetheless a uncover seemed to be cursed from a start. The speak uncover premiered with a controversial talk with a expel of Will Grace. Questionable interviews and headline-making comments followed, including a graduation of fat-shaming and a public argument with Jane Fonda, that lasted months.

It was Kelly’s Oct. 23 comments in that she shielded a use of blackface in Halloween costumes that seemed to be a final straw, however. Backlash from fans erupted, with a host apologizing in a memo to staff hours after a uncover aired. She delivered a weeping mea culpa to fans a subsequent day, though 3 days later, NBC announced that Megyn Kelly Today had been canceled. 

NBC has nonetheless to make an central proclamation on who will reinstate Kelly on Today‘s third hour, though meteorologist Dylan Dreyer teased a preference on Twitter progressing this month.

“Hope we don’t mind these faces!” she wrote alongside a smiling selfie with Al Roker, Sheinelle Jones and Craig Melvin. “You’ll be saying a lot of them during 9am. Please join us! #3rdhourtoday #youvegotafriendinus #letthegoodtimesroll @TODAYshow @SheinelleJones @craigmelvin @alroker.”

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